What's on inWatford


Welcome to Watford

Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Watford - our guide to events and days out is just the ticket.

Whether you're looking to brush up on local history at a museum, enjoy local arts, watch some sport, or listen to live music, you're sure to find things to do in Watford to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

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Forthcoming events in Watford

17
AUG
100 Wardour St Presents: BEAT
100 Wardour St

BEAT are five young extremely gifted artists ‐ a DJ on the decks two soulful lead singers belting out powerhouse vocals a talented sax player playing blistering solos and a live percussionist laying down beats. Playing a fusion of remixed hip hop…

Location: 15.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07471 952820
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17
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A-Level Results Night
PRYZM, Watford

Whether youre celebrating or commiserating join us at PRYZM this Thursday for Watfords biggest A‐Level Results NightVenue: PRYZM Watford 127 The Parade Watford WD17 1NAPriceprice 1: GBP 6.00Links: Booking: https:go.evvnt.com138089‐0…

Location: 0.4 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: n/a
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Brush & Bubbles at The Jam Tree Chelsea
The Jam Tree Chelsea

For those who remember longingly how much fun art lessons with school friends used to be or are in need of an outlet for burgeoning creative talents art class creators Brush & Bubbles have teamed up with The Jam Tree in Chelsea…

Location: 15.8 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 02033 973739
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17
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Comedy Carnival
Bar Rumba

Comedy Carnival presents an outstanding line‐up of international comedy every Thursday Friday and Saturday night. Tonights show features Alistair Barrie Steve Hall Noor Kidwai and Pete Jonas as MC. Party packages with food are also available for group bookings. Venue: Bar Rumba…

Location: 15.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02070 417312
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17
AUG
Discover Dahl’s archives
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

Our Collections team will introduce you to the highlights of the archive.Event detailsTimes: 12.00pm and 2.00pmCost: £1 per participant adults and children. Price does not include Museum entry which you will also need to book to take part in the workshop.Age: recommended…

Location: 13 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01494 892192
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17
AUG
Drone Racing at Regent’s Place Plaza
Regents place

This month Regents Place Plaza is inviting Londoners to experience the modern sport of drone racing with a three day event commencing on 17th August. Each day will begin with guests trying out the controls and experiencing new first person view technology…

Location: 14.9 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 02089 680202
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17
AUG
Fundraising for Grenfell @ The Half Moon Putney
The Half Moon

SPEAKERS ON THE NIGTH FOR LOVE4GRENFELL: Charlie Crockett Love4Grenfell co founder Cheshona Hart Love4Grenfell co founderHOST: ImhotepLine UpGreat AdamzAfter garnering over 80000 views on the first week of release of his first single which saw him become Blue Rays Artiste of the…

Location: 15.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02087 809383
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17
AUG
Harry Potter Tour London
Harry Potter Bus Tour of London Locations

3 hour mini coach tour includes many of the film locations and inspirations from all 8 Harry Potter films including Kings Cross Station which was used to film Platform 9 12 Grimmauld Place and the sites used for the Leaky…

Location: 16.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 08442 471007
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17
AUG
Q Legends - An Evening of Whitney
Quaglino's

London born Phebe Edwards will join the Quaglinos stage to wow the ears of guests with her gospel trained and versatile strong soprano vocals. Phebe will perform an intimate live set of legendary Whitney Houston classics we all know and love. From…

Location: 15.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07471 952820
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17
AUG
The Blues Brothers
The Hippodrome Casino, Cranbourn Street

Grab your shades and get ready to shake your tail feather because The Blues Brothers are making a sensational return to the London stage.The Blues Brothers Summer Special is a supercharged rock n roll party destined to take the capital by…

Location: 15.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: +442077 698888
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17
AUG
Tree-mendous Trees
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

Join our junk modelling workshop to make one of your own will it be the Giraffes tinkle‐tinkle tree or the great tree hiding Mr Foxs den.Event detailsTimes: 11.30am 12.30pm 2.00pm and 3.00pmCost: £3 per participant. Adults are welcome to pay to…

Location: 13 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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WBC Summer Pub Quiz
Bao Fa Garden

Westminster Business Council would like to invite you to a very different event our first ever Charity Pub Quiz.With Special Quizmaster Sarah Southern stand up comedian. Each team will be made up of 4 people members who will be drawn from a…

Location: 16.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 02037 949443
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18
AUG
100 Wardour st Presents: The Fellas
100 Wardour St

Londons answer to a late night party band loveable rogues The Fellas are actually J & The Rest plus guitar sax and drummer ‐ turning them from a four piece supper club band into a 7‐piece party band with a sound big…

Location: 15.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07471 952820
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Acoustic delights at Leopold Square
Leopold Square

. Friday 18th August: 5pm 7pmFriday 18th August sees vocalist and saxophonist Samantha Jade return to Sheffields premier leisure venue Leopold Square.Samantha who often plays with 3 Mojito Sam and the Hot Hammond Heat will be performing her own current sounds…

Location: 15.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01403 783400
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18
AUG
Boost Your Art Business with Online Marketing, Be
Learning Centre, Mall Galleries

Well start by diving into what YOU want from online marketingSales New professional partnerships Press OtherWell then clarify what you need to be doing while removing worries about things youre not one person can only do so much. This will be followed…

Location: 16.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: +44(0)2077 485212
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BUSHEY 30s to 50sPlus PARTY for Singles & Couples
Bushey Golf & Country Club

NEW & UNMISSABLE 30s to 50sPlus Party Nights for Singles and Couples with top DJ playing your favourite chart and dance music from 80s to date. The parties are THE place for 30s to 50sPlus to dance romance meet new…

Location: 2.4 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 08003 134441
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18
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Gem Bar Fridays
The Gem Bar

Celebrate the end of the week and start your weekend early at the Gem Bar the liveliest bar & nightclub in Soho London.Music PolicyOur resident DJs will have you and your friends partying till the early hours of the morning playing the…

Location: 15.6 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 02032 821520
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18
AUG
Good Pop. Bad Pop.
The Borderline

Join Sohos latest adventure into the mighty world of everything pop music at the newly renovated Borderline... its Good Pop. Bad Pop.Expect the worlds greatest pop records from the likes of: Beyonce Drake Taylor Swift Rihanna Britney Spears…

Location: 15.7 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 01179 293301
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Hepcat @ The Underworld Camden
The Underworld

Nightshift Promotions and The Underworld presents:Hepcatplus supportPrice: £18.00 adv.Doors: 6pm ‐ 10pm.....................................................About:Hepcat is a ska and reggae band formed in southern California in 1989. Their soulful harmonies and mellow rhythms were unlike those of contemporaries and more akin to musicians from the…

Location: 14.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02072 673939
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Jewel Fridays
Jewel Bar

Jewel Bar Piccadilly is the place to be every Fridays.Returning after a glittering refurbishment and boasting an incredible new cocktail menu Jewel Bar is the West Ends chicest cocktail bar.Enjoy our delicious cocktails including 12 mouth‐watering fresh mojitos to a backdrop of…

Location: 15.8 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 02032 821520
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18
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Loud in London Festival: Bexatron
Proud Camden

Loud in London Festival features 100 live bands over 13 events at 10 of Londons coolest underground venues over 4 fun filled weekends in August.Tickets are only £6. Ticket admits to all participating venues on the dates listed below:229 Friday 4th August…

Location: 14 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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Meet the Minibeasts
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

Learn about all the creepy crawlies found in the Great Outdoors and handle the real live little beauties too if you dareEvent detailsTimes: 10.30am 12.00pm 2.00pm and 3.30pmCost: £3 per participant. Price does not include Museum entry which you will also need…

Location: 13 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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Quaglinos Presents: Florence Band Live with DJ Fox
Quaglino's

She has supported artists including Katie Melua and Carla Bruni. Her album A Fool in Love features authentic jazzsoul raw grooves and rhythm.Equally at home in the studio or in concert Florence is a natural performer with a fresh but mature sound.…

Location: 15.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07471 952820
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18
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RnB vs Hip Hop
Piccadilly Institute

Celebrate the end of the week and start your weekend early at the Piccadilly Institute the liveliest bar & nightclub in London.With six uniquely themed rooms each playing sounds from different genres you are bound to find what you are looking for…

Location: 15.8 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 02032 821520
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The Camden Clique: Bexatron
Proud Camden

After impressing promoters Absent Kelly time and time again Bexatron return to top the bill. If the Pistols or Blondie are your thing then Bexatron will rock your world The female fronted London based five piece play hi‐octane pop punk with a…

Location: 14 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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The Rollin Stoned
Half Moon Putney

Including Jumping Jack Flash Paint It Black Not Fade Away and Satisfaction.Expect a minimum two hour show with rockin all the way and spectacular costume changes. They have been described by The Times as better…

Location: 15.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

18
AUG
The Rollin' Stoned - Rolling Stones Tribute Live @
The Half Moon

The Rollin Stoned have been described by The Times as the nearest thing to the real article and have been revered by both Stones fans for their authenticity and the real Stones who booked them for the bands birthday.Endorsed by Keith Richards…

Location: 15.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02087 809383
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19
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100 Wardour st Presents: Brooklyn Shakers
100 Wardour St

Fronted by songbirds Angela and Ezzy this sassy bands repertoire combines the energy of James Brown with the attitude of Amy Winehouse. With genres ranging from funk soul ska to even New Orleans jazz and a line‐up that has collectively performed alongside…

Location: 15.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07471 952820
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19
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Absent Kelly Emerging: Regal Sea
229 the Venue

After impressing promoters Absent Kelly at a previous show Regal Sea return. The young IndieRock four piece based here in London are already starting to make a name for themselves on the local scene known for their electrifying energetic performances and boyish…

Location: 14.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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AUG
Antics
KOKO

Antics is back at KOKO for another huge mash up of hip hop funk breaks and beats... DJ Antics and DJ Beatz will be mashing up the sounds onstage.Up in the gallery bar expect deep house drum & bass and dubstep.Tickets are…

Location: 14.6 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

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Tourist Attractions


Butterfly World

After a winter packed full of developments, Butterfly World near St Albans is ready to open its wings and amaze visitors this Spring. From 29th April 2010, phase II of this ever‐evolving project, due to complete in 2011 with the opening of the massive biodome , will…

De Havilland Aircraft Heritage Centre

The De Havilland Aircraft Heritage Centre is the oldest of it's type in Britain today, which was opened in 1959 to display the De Havilland Mosquito prototype. There is a comprehensive collection of 20 de Havilland aircraft, along with related memorabilia. The Aeroshop specialises in all…

St Albans Cathedral

The Cathedral and Abbey Church of Saint Alban is the seat of the Bishop of St Albans and serves the Diocese of St Albans in the counties of Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire, the Borough of Luton and the London Borough of Barnet.The cathedral is a centre of worship and mission…

Veralamium Museum

Verulamium Museum is on the site of one of the major cities in Roman Britain, now an attractive park. Inside there are ‐ recreated Roman rooms ‐ hands‐on Discovery Areas ‐ video presentations ‐ touch screen databases ‐ some of the finest Roman mosaics…

A P Amusements

A P Amusements ‐ Amusement Park in Watford, . Contact venue on telephone number 01923256348 for opening times, entrance costs, and attractionsrides available at this park.…

Abbey View Golf Course

Abbey View Golf Course ‐ golf course in St. Albans, Hertfordshire. Contact the golf course on telephone number 01727 868227 for course availability, course rules, member information, golf academy if available and green fees at Abbey View Golf Course golf courseclub.…

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